Oliver Ressler

Oliver Ressler lives and works in Vienna. His practice explores issues such as economics, democracy, global warming, forms of resistance and social alternatives. He has shown extensively internationally with a major exhibition at SALT Galata in Istanbul in 2016/17 and a retrospective of his films at Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève in 2013. He is the co-curator of an exhibition cycle on the financial crisis, It's the Political Economy, Stupid, and co-curator of Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom at Secession, Vienna, 2014. Ressler is the first prize winner of the newly established Prix Thun for Art and Ethics Award, 2016.